Ernie Sims Speaker Profile
Linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles
Ernie Sims Biography
Ernie Sims was born December 23, 1984 in Tallahassee, Floridaand is a linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National FootballLeague. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the first round of the 2006 NFLDraft. He played college football at Florida State.
Sims was selected as ninth overall in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft bythe Detroit Lions. Sims was targeted by Lions general manager Matt Millen to bolster the Lions' defense atweakside linebacker. On July 30, 2006, he signed a 5-year, $15.735 millioncontract with $12.1 million guaranteed. Sims started all 16 games his rookie season at outsidelinebacker, collecting 124 tackles (81 solo tackles) and was credited with ahalf sack and one pass deflection. On December 3, against the New EnglandPatriots, Sims had a career high 13 total tackles. On December 31, Sims made akey tackle on fourth down to give the Lions a big win against the DallasCowboys. On September 3, 2007, Sims was named one of five captains for the 2007Detroit Lions. The Lions former head coach, Rod Marinelli, said that Sims'resembled that of Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks in his earlyyears, being described as a fast, punishing, sure-tackler.
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